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What are the alternative dining venues on board?

Select dining venues offer alternative dining locations during your time on board.

The Beach House (Evening only) – on board Aurora, Arvia, Azura, Britannia, Iona & Ventura


The Beach House offers great ocean views to go along with a casual menu of grills and seafood. Fun, informal and great value, The Beach House brings you regional speciality dishes and ingredients from around the globe in addition to an exclusive range of milkshakes and cocktails.

The Epicurean - on board Arvia, Azura, Britannia, Iona & Ventura 


The Epicurean gets straight to the heart of fine dining. With an emphasis on grand style and flawless service, classic dishes inspired by British ingredients are given a modern makeover. With time to thoroughly appreciate each course, you can relax and revel in the restaurant’s special atmosphere.

The Glass House – on board Aurora, Arvia, Azura, Britannia Iona and Ventura


If you enjoy a glass of wine with your meal you'll want to visit The Glass House.

Take you pick from a wide variety of global wines, handpicked by award-winning wine expert, and passionate foodie Olly Smith, and complimented by an exciting menu of small bites, hearty mains and sharing plates.

On the venue's signature menu, every course will come with the option of a different glass of wine, expertly matched by our expert, Olly Smith. With a handsomely stocked wine cellar and mouth-watering daytime and evening menus, The Glass House will be a relaxed, informal haven of good food and fine wine. What's more, selected bottles will be available by the glass, so there's no need to order the whole bottle to sample a particular vintage. 

The Market Cafe - on board Britannia


Settle into a cosy world of temptation at Market Café. With a fresh menu full of delectable treats, this luxurious haven in the heart of Britannia’s atrium offers something sweet for every palate. Market Café is home to its very own flavours of Jude’s ice cream from the award-winning, family-run dairy in Hampshire. Why not try Cherries & Clotted Cream in a decadent sundae? Tuck into tasty handmade biscuits and exquisite cakes, including gluten-free options. Fancy something a little finer? Eat like royalty with an indulgent dish from our Fine Pâtisserie range. Unwind with a Costa coffee and treat yourself to wow-factor food as you enjoy glorious views out to sea.

Sindhu – on board Azura, Arvia, Aurora, Arcadia, Britannia, Iona and Ventura


Visit Sindhu and you’ll be treated to authentic Indian cuisine with a British twist. Showcasing a menu which is a triumph of perfectly balanced spices, delicate flavours and wonderful aromas, this restaurant has become a firm favourite with many. So why not take a seat amidst its sumptuous fabrics and opulent décor to experience a treat for your senses? Dishes such as pan-roasted beef tenderloin, spiced mash, garlic spinach purée and masala sauce vie for your attention alongside ginger and mint tiger prawns and the signature dish - a trio of fragrant curries. All meticulously crafted with high quality produce and served with a flourish. 

Ocean Grill – on board Arcadia


Sumptuous steak and seafood restaurant, brought to you in the spirit of a relaxed, yet sophisticated London grill restaurant, and given the Marco Pierre White twist; skillfully prepared and presented with his trademark flare.

Ocean Grill continues his exceptional standard – expect dishes like baked Portobello mushroom with spinach leaf and pecan salad and salt marsh lamb rack with dauphinoise potatoes, crushed minted peas and a romarin scented jus. And of course no self-respecting grill would be complete without succulent steaks – ours come from Casterbridge Grass-fed English beef, dry aged for a minimum of 28 days.

The Keel and Cow - on board Arvia and Iona


The Keel and Cow is an unpretentious gastropub. It’s perfect for a quick and easy breakfast, top-quality lunch and hearty dinners with steaks straight from the dry-ageing fridge. Guests can watch the chefs at work in the open galley or enjoy gorgeous sea-views or the action in the Grand Atrium. It’s a fabulous place for a relaxed meal and a craft ale (or two).

The Olive Grove - on board Arvia and Iona

With a strong focus on food provenance, it’s time to taste your way around the southern and eastern Mediterranean with authentic dishes and sharing platters at The Olive Grove. Mouthwatering aperitifs and a well-chosen list of regional wines complete the menu and add to the relaxed experience. The Olive Grove is the ideal venue for intimate dinners or a celebratory meal – with options to eat in the restaurant or in the conservatory area.

The Limelight Club (adult only) - on board Arvia, Britannia and Iona


The Limelight Club brings you a dining experience that has more than great food on the menu. A feast for the senses in every respect, we're reigniting the tradition of the supper club, bringing you the finest food to tantalise your taste buds and entertainment worthy of the world stage. Prepare for and evening of great conversation, convivial company and delicious dining.


Pre-booking Speciality Dining venues

Some Speciality Dining venues can be pre-booked through My P&O Cruises 14 days prior to embarkation and for any duration of cruise. Simply log on using your first name, surname, booking reference and date of birth. Once you have logged in, you should visit the "Dining" heading on the menu ribbon and click on "Select Dining". The cost of booking via My P&O Cruises is taken off the guest's bill once they have dined. Not all Speciality Dining can be pre-booked, which is indicated by "Please enquire on board" - in this case, the reservation can be made via My Holiday.

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